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  • First Review
    January 19, 2014
  • Last Review
    March 16, 2014
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Le Colonial transports guests to another time and place, vividly recapturing the beauty, romance and spirit of 1920's French-Colonial Southeast Asia. Le Colonial invigorates the senses with exquisite décor and savory authentic Vietnamese cuisine. The first floor dining room is adorned with louvered shutters, woven rattan chairs, potted palms, slow-moving ceiling fans and nostalgic black and white photos of turn-of-the century life in Saigon. The upstairs lounge includes a spacious, fully stocked mahogany bar, plush couches for enjoying light fare, and a veranda, for keeping warm in winter and cool in summer. Complete with unique, delicately prepared Vietnamese cuisine, Le Colonial is the perfect setting for an after-work social or a romantic evening for two.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
fabulous
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/14/2014
 2010
Dined on 03/14/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"This place is a 'go to' spot. Wonderful ambience, food, and price. It has it all."
Dined on 03/14/2014
 2010
Special Features: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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The owners of Patrón’s Hacienda & Sports Cantina are thrilled to bring their family recipes to their new Mexican restaurant featuring fine steaks, traditional Mexican dishes, and a sports cantina. The owners come from backgrounds in restaurants specifically from Mexico City and the western suburbs of Chicago, and are known for some of the best authentic Mexican dishes offered in the Chicago metropolitan area. The inspiration for Patrón’s Hacienda are these long-running family recipes; fine steaks; an extensive Tequila menu featuring individual shots, flights, and bottle service; fresh squeezed juice margaritas; and the same affordable prices offered in our suburban locations will now be available in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
fab
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/07/2014
 2010
Dined on 03/07/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"Way fab.......delicious food, attentive service....we will be going back....wonderful experience."
Dined on 03/07/2014
 2010
Special Features: fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
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Le Colonial transports guests to another time and place, vividly recapturing the beauty, romance and spirit of 1920's French-Colonial Southeast Asia. Le Colonial invigorates the senses with exquisite décor and savory authentic Vietnamese cuisine. The first floor dining room is adorned with louvered shutters, woven rattan chairs, potted palms, slow-moving ceiling fans and nostalgic black and white photos of turn-of-the century life in Saigon. The upstairs lounge includes a spacious, fully stocked mahogany bar, plush couches for enjoying light fare, and a veranda, for keeping warm in winter and cool in summer. Complete with unique, delicately prepared Vietnamese cuisine, Le Colonial is the perfect setting for an after-work social or a romantic evening for two.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
fab
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 02/28/2014
 2010
Dined on 02/28/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"A wonderful hidden gem....quaint, and unique...quiet...romantic...exquisite cuisine....We'll be back."
Dined on 02/28/2014
 2010
Special Features: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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Taverna 750 is the best of old school Italian with a contemporary flair. Paul D. Cannella's was inspired by Grandfather Paul J. Loverde's and Uncle Chuckie Abruzzini's classic Italian recipes from their restaurant on Grand Avenue from the 40's to the 60's. All of the entrees will be small plates, meant for sharing at the table. Most are less than $10 and the martinis include a sidecar. Bottom line is that Taverna is an extremely great value.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
way fab
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 08/17/2013
 2010
Dined on 08/17/2013
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"This gem has it all....fabulous!"
Dined on 08/17/2013
 2010
Special Features: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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Morton's The Steakhouse, the nation's premier steakhouse group, specializes in classic, hearty fare, serving generous portions of USDA prime aged beef, as well as fresh fish, lobster and chicken entrees. The menu features a variety of favorite cuts, including a 24 ounce porterhouse, which is the house specialty; a 16 ounce New York Strip and a 12 ounce double cut filet.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Wonderful
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 01/24/2014
 2010
Dined on 01/24/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I'd not been to a Morton's Steakhouse since YEARS ago in Columbus Ohio. Decided to try this place, right around the corner, after having lived here 11 years! Got the Restaurant Week menu, and was very pleasantly surprised.....excellent food and value. Will definitely be going back."
Dined on 01/24/2014
 2010
Special Features: fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Chicago q is the modern urban BBq experience. <br /><br /><br />What makes q so good? It could be our savory North Carolina BBq rubs tirelessly mastered by ‘BBQ Pitmaster’ and Chef Partner Lee Ann Whippin. Lee Ann earned her place in the BBq hall-of-fame with countless accolades often featured on TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters and the Food Network. Our Chef Partner takes BBq seriously.<br /><br /><br /><br />
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
disappointing
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/19/2013
 2010
Dined on 10/19/2013
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Very loud, ok food...but disappointing."
Dined on 10/19/2013
 2010
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Owned by the company that set the standards for outdoor cooking: Weber Grill Restaurant is the culmination of fifty years of grilling expertise. With everything prepared on authentic Weber charcoal kettles, the menu offers the best in Classic Outdoor Grilling including: steaks, seafood, barbecue, and burgers. The restaurant boasts an open kitchen, customized private events, patio seating, & grilling tips.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
way fab
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/28/2013
 2010
Dined on 11/28/2013
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"To die for....excellent in every way."
Dined on 11/28/2013
 2010
Special Features: fit for foodies, special occasion
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The Pump Room restaurant offers reasonably priced, delicious favorites in a relaxed, comfortable, and exciting environment. The new food concept was created by Three Star Michelin rated and 2011 James Beard award winner Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Original Pump Room menu classics were reinvented and recreated by Jean-Georges providing his special touch and amazing style. He will support local purveyors and regional flavors.Offerings in the bar include small plates as well as local and international draught and bottled beer;and specialty cocktails crafted by Jean-Georges, and great music. <br />
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
terrible
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 01/18/2014
 2010
Dined on 01/18/2014
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Not what it once was. No ambiance whatsoever....very very dark, had to use the tea light candle to read the menu...very very loud...and very small portions....food was good, but had to flag down the waiter to get a second drink, and have my water glass refilled, which was completely empty. We wont be going back."
Dined on 01/18/2014
 2010
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